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Re: :first-letter and bidi reordering interaction

From: L. David Baron <dbaron@dbaron.org>
Date: Mon, 19 Apr 2004 15:07:59 -0700
To: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <20040419220759.GA10035@darby.dbaron.org>
On Monday 2004-04-19 18:03 -0400, Ernest Cline wrote:
> Actually, we're all wrong here.  Without setting the 'unicode-bidi'
> property to "embed", it doesn't matter what the given paragraph
> has for its direction property as far as the first letter is concerned.

Yes, it does.  See the quote from Unicode in [1] and the sentence in [2]
saying "This property specifies the base writing direction of blocks and
...".

-David

[1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2004Apr/0254.html
[2] http://www.w3.org/TR/2004/CR-CSS21-20040225/visuren.html#propdef-direction

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L. David Baron                                <URL: http://dbaron.org/ >

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